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Unique identifier OMICS_21363
Alternative name List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature
Restrictions to use None
Community driven No
Data access Browse
User data submission Not allowed
Maintained Yes
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Prokaryotic_names_with_Standing_in_Nomenclature


  • person_outline Aidan Parte

Publication for List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature

LPSN citations


Draft Genome Sequence of “Nocardia suismassiliense” Strain S 137 (CSUR P4007)

Genome Announc
PMCID: 5908941
PMID: 29674534
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00212-18

[…] The genus Nocardia, named in honor of the French veterinarian Edmond Nocard (), contains 115 species in the List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature (http://www.bacterio.net/nocardia.html). Belonging to a suborder of aerobic actinomycetes, the genus Nocardia comprises opportunistic pathogens […]


Identification of Uncultured Bacterial Species from Firmicutes, Bacteroidetes and CANDIDATUS Saccharibacteria as Candidate Cellulose Utilizers from the Rumen of Beef Cows

PMCID: 5874631
PMID: 29495256
DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms6010017
call_split See protocol

[…] efaction analysis was performed using MOTHUR (v.1.36.1), and results are presented in []. Taxonomic assignment of valid OTUs was determined using a combination of RDP Classifier [] and BLAST []. The List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) was also consulted for information on valid species belonging to taxa of interest [,]. […]


Genome sequence of “Leucobacter massiliensis” sp. nov. isolated from human pharynx after travel to the 2014 Hajj

PMCID: 5709290
PMID: 29204283
DOI: 10.1016/j.nmni.2017.10.007

[…] e for species identification. The strain is considered as a new species if the percentage of similarity is <98.7%. For phylogenetic classification, homologous sequences from type strains found on the List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) website (http://www.bacterio.net/) were downloaded from the NCBI database. The phylogenetic tree was constructed using a neighbour-joinin […]


Characterization of garlic endophytes isolated from the black garlic processing

PMCID: 5822338
PMID: 28990361
DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.547
call_split See protocol

[…] equences obtained were spliced and analyzed using software DNA MAN 5.0, and compared with those available in GenBank database by Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST). Then, type strains found in List of prokaryotic names with standing in nomenclature (LPSN) database and strains with high similarity were used to construct phylogenetic trees with MEGA 5.0 based on Neighbor‐Joining method (Chelo […]


On monospecific genera in prokaryotic taxonomy

PMCID: 5655349
PMID: 29318203
DOI: 10.1016/j.synbio.2017.08.004

[…] ure . This constantly updating list collects names and taxonomic proposals validly published in International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology and a few other periodicals. In using LPSN one should be aware of possible redundancy of the list, as some defunct or erroneous names may be kept until new emendations are officially published.Please note that all the above three resource […]


Actinobacterial Rare Biospheres and Dark Matter Revealed in Habitats of the Chilean Atacama Desert

Sci Rep
PMCID: 5566421
PMID: 28827739
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-08937-4
call_split See protocol

[…] tool (CLCommunityTM User Manual, 2015). The similarity ranges used to identify operational taxonomic units (OTUs) were genus: 97-94.5 and family: 94.5-86.5 and taxonomic nomenclature was based on the list of prokaryotic names with standing in nomenclature (http://www.bacterio.net/). Chimera sequences formed during the PCR step were detected and removed from the dataset by UCHIME. Sequences that co […]


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